Directors

Tan Sri Dato' David CHIU, Chairman

Tan Sri Dato' David CHIU ("Tan Sri Dato David Chiu") B.Sc. holds a double degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Economics at the University of Sophia, Japan. He is a prominent businessman with over 30 years' experience in the property development and extensive experience in the hotel development. Since 1978, Tan Sri Dato' David Chiu had been the managing director of Far East Consortium Limited, the predecessor of Far East Consortium International Limited ("FECIL"), which is mainly engaged in property development and investment, hotel operation and management, car park operation as well as property management services, adopting geographical diversification and "Chinese Wallet" strategy, with business covering Hong Kong, Mainland China, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, the United Kingdom and New Zealand. He was appointed as the deputy chairman and chief executive officer of FECIL on 8 December 1994 and 8 October 1997 respectively. On 8 September 2011, Tan Sri Dato' David Chiu has been appointed as the chairman of FECIL. He was formerly a non-executive director (up to the withdrawal of listing) and is currently a director of Dorsett Hospitality International Limited (formerly known as Kosmopolito Hotels International Limited, a subsidiary of FECIL which withdrew from listing on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange). He was the chairman of the board of directors of AGORA Hospitality Group Co., Ltd., a company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, until 31 March 2015.

He was appointed as the member of the 12th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and the chairman of Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration- People and Forces' Committee in 2008. Currently, he is a trustee member of The Better Hong Kong Foundation, an honorary chairman of Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration-People and Forces' Committee, a director and a member of Concerted Efforts Resource Centre, a counsellor of China-United States Exchange Foundation, an honorary chairman of Guangdong Chamber of Foreign Investors, a member of Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Constitutional Reform Synergy, a member of The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong, a member of Friends of Hong Kong Association Ltd, a member of Pacific Basin Economic Council and a director of three Ju Ching Chu Schools in Hong Kong. In Malaysia, Tan Sri Dato' David Chiu was awarded an honorary award which carried the title "Dato" and a more senior honorary title of "Tan Sri" by His Majesty, King of Malaysia in 1997 and 2005 respectively. He was also awarded the WCEF Lifetime Achievement Awards by Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute in 2013.

 

Dr. CHENG Kar-Shun, Henry, GBM, GBS, Vice-chairman

Dr. CHENG Kar-Shun, Henry ("Dr. Cheng") GBM, GBS is the chairman and executive director of New World Development Company Limited, NWS Holdings Limited and Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited, the chairman and non-executive director of New World Department Store China Limited, Newton Resources Ltd and FSE Engineering Holdings Limited, an independent non-executive director of HKR International Limited and Hang Seng Bank Limited, and a non-executive director of SJM Holdings Limited, all of them are listed public companies in Hong Kong. He was the chairman and managing director of New World China Land Limited, a listed public company in Hong Kong until its delisting on 4 August 2016. He was the chairman and executive director of International Entertainment Corporation, a listed public company in Hong Kong, up to his resignation on 10 June 2017, and a non-executive director of Lifestyle International Holdings Limited, a listed public company in Hong Kong, up to his retirement on 4 May 2015. He is a director of Cheng Yu Tung Family (Holdings) Limited, Cheng Yu Tung Family (Holdings II) Limited, Chow Tai Fook Capital Limited, Chow Tai Fook (Holding) Limited and Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited.

Dr. Cheng is the chairman of the Advisory Council for The Better Hong Kong Foundation and a Standing Committee Member of the Twelfth Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference of The People's Republic of China. In 2017, Dr. Cheng was awarded the Grand Bauhinia Medal by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

 

Dr. CHENG Chi-Kong, Adrian, JP, Non-executive Director

Dr. CHENG Chi-Kong, Adrian ("Dr. Adrian Cheng") JP is the executive vice-chairman and general manager of New World Development Company Limited. Dr. Adrian Cheng is an executive director of New World Department Store China Limited and Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited and a non-executive director of Giordano International Limited, all being listed public companies in Hong Kong. He is an executive director of New World China Land Limited, a listed public company in Hong Kong until its delisting on 4 August 2016. He was an executive director of International Entertainment Corporation up to his resignation on 10 June 2017 and a non-executive vice chairman of Modern Media Holdings Limited up to his resignation on 26 August 2017, both being listed public companies in Hong Kong. He is a director of Chow Tai Fook (Holding) Limited and Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited. He is also the chairman of New World Group Charity Foundation Limited and a director of certain subsidiaries of New World Development Company Limited. Dr. Adrian Cheng worked in a major international bank prior to joining the New World Development Group in September 2006 and has substantial experience in corporate finance.

Dr. Adrian Cheng holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (cum laude) from Harvard University, and was conferred the Honorary Doctorate of Humanities by the Savannah College of Art and Design. He is the vice-chairman of the Youth Federation of the Central State-owned Enterprises, the vice-chairman of All-China Youth Federation, a member of the Tianjin Municipal Committee of The Chinese Peopleˇ¦s Political Consultative Conference, the chairman of China Young Leaders Foundation, the chairman of K11 Art Foundation Limited and a member of Board of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority.

 

TSANG On Yip, Patrick, Non-executive Director

Mr. TSANG On Yip, Patrick (Mr. Tsang) is a director and chief executive officer of Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited. Mr. Tsang is an executive director of Melbourne Enterprise Limited and UMP Healthcare Holdings Limited, a non-executive director of Greenheart Group Limited and Integrated Waste Solutions Group Holdings Limited, all of which are listed public companies in Hong Kong. Mr. Tsang is also a director of Cheng Yu Tung Foundation Limited and Chow Tai Fook (Holding) Limited and the governor of Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation Limited. He obtained a bachelor of arts degree in Economics from Columbia College of Columbia University in New York, USA.

 

HOONG Cheong Thard, Non-executive Director

Mr. HOONG Cheong Thard ("Mr. Hoong") B.Eng. ACA is an executive director of FECIL since August 2012. He joined FECIL in September 2008 as the managing director. He is responsible for the formulation and implementation of FECILˇ¦s overall strategies for development.

Prior to joining FECIL, Mr. Hoong was the chief executive officer of China LotSynergy Holdings Limited (stock code: 1371), where he retired as a non-executive director of the company with effect from 1 June 2017. Mr. Hoong was an investment banker for over 12 years and had held senior positions at Deutsche Bank and UBS where he was responsible for corporate finance business in Asia. He was formerly a non-executive director (up to the withdrawal of listing) and is currently a director of Dorsett Hospitality International Limited (formerly known as Kosmopolito Hotels International Limited and withdrew from listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, a subsidiary of FECIL), was a director of AGORA Hospitality Group Co., Ltd., a company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, until March 2017 and is a non-independent and non-executive director of Land & General Berhad, a company listed on the Bursa Malaysia. Mr. Hoong is also a director of the Underwriter.

Mr. Hoong is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and holds a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College, University of London.

 

Andrew Wah Wai CHIU, Executive Director

Mr. Andrew Wah Wai CHIU ("Mr. Chiu") is the founder and the executive chairman of Land Pacific Limited, Deacon House International Limited and Ariana Social Community Limited. Land Pacific Limited was formed in 2013 is a property development company focusing on residential and commercial developments in South East Asia. Deacon House International Limited formed in 2015 is a hotel company based on Chinese contemporary designs and influences, exemplifying Chinese cultures and traditions with a modern twist. Ariana Social Community Limited formed in 2016 is a community based student housing company with its flagship property in Farringdon, London and projects pipelined in England, Australia and North America.

Mr. Chiu started his career with DTZ Hong Kong in 2008, he joined FECIL in 2009 and was appointed as the business development manager of FECIL in 2012. He is responsible for property investment and development for FECIL. From 2015, Mr. Chiu serves as the assistant to the chairman of FECIL. He is also a director of Malaysia Land Properties Sdn Bhd, and Land & General Berhad, a company listed on the Bursa Malaysia. He is a member of Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce and a member of The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong.

 

William Jut Ho KWAN, Executive Director and Chief Strategy and Administration Officer

Mr Kwan was appointed Chief Financial Officer in January 2006 and a Director of the Company in February 2007. He was appointed Chief Strategy & Administration Officer in October 2017, and is responsible for strategic and corporate development, commercial dealings with acquired channels and business partners, administration, legal and regulatory affairs as well as broadcasting and engineering operations. He is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. Mr Kwan received his education from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and University of Oxford.

 

LAM Kin-Fung, Jeffrey, GBS, JP, Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. LAM Kin-Fung, Jeffrey ("Mr. Lam") GBS, JP holds a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering from Tufts University in the United States. He has over 30 years of experience in the toy industry and is currently the managing director of Forward Winsome Industries Limited which is engaged in toy manufacturing.

Mr. Lam is an independent non-executive director of Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited, C C Land Holdings Limited, China Overseas Grand Oceans Group Limited, Wynn Macau, Limited and HNA Holding Group Company Limited (formerly known as HNA International Investment Holdings Limited), all of which are listed public companies in Hong Kong. He was also an independent non-executive director of Hsin Chong Group Holdings Limited until his resignation on 10 May 2014 and Bracell Limited until his resignation on 1 November 2016 after its delisting.

Mr. Lam is a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. He also holds a number of other public and community service positions including being a non-official member of the Executive Council and a member of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, the chairman of the Assessment Committee of Mega Events Fund, a member of the board of Airport Authority Hong Kong, a general committee member of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, the chairman of Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) Complaints Committee, a member of Fight Crime Committee, a director of the Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited and a member of the board of directors of Heifer International-Hong Kong.

 

Herman Shao Ming HU, BBS, JP, Independent Non-executive Director

Mr Hu, BSc, FCIBSE, FHKIE, MIEEE, C. Eng. , has been an Independent Non-executive Director ("INED") of the Company since 2012. He is the chairman of Ryoden Development Limited. Mr Hu has been elected to be a Deputy of the 12th National People's Congress. He is also the Council Chairman of City University of Hong Kong, a general committee member, executive committee member and chairman of Mainland China Committee of EFHK, the Vice-President of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, a member of Council on Human Reproductive Technology, an Honorary Court Member of Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, a member of the Election Committee of the Government of the HKSAR and the Vice Patron of The Community Chest of Hong Kong.

 

Roger Koon Hoo LUK, BBS, JP, Independent Non-executive Director

Mr Roger Koon Hoo LUK ("Mr Luk"), FHKIB, has been an INED of the Company since 2010. He also serves as the chairman of the Company's Audit Committee and a member of each of the Company's Compensation Committee and Nomination Committee. He has over 30 years of comprehensive experience in accounting and financial management. He joined Hang Seng Bank in 1975, became the bank's director and deputy chief executive in 1994 and then became managing director and deputy chief executive of the bank in 1996 until his retirement in May 2005. Mr Luk is an INED of three companies publicly listed in Hong Kong, namely, China Properties Group Limited, Computime Group Limited and Hung Hing Printing Group Limited, and also an INED of AXA General Insurance Hong Kong Limited and Octopus Cards Limited. Mr Luk was formerly an INED of Wheelock Properties Limited ("WPL", formerly a listed public company until it became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wheelock in July 2010) from February 2008 to July 2010. He also serves as a council member and the treasurer of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and a non-executive director (non-official) of Urban Renewal Authority. Mr Luk also served in the past on the Court and Council of Hong Kong Baptist University, the Advisory Committee on New Broad-based Taxes, the Personal Data (Privacy) Advisory Committee, the Central Policy Unit of the Hong Kong Government, the Statistics Advisory Board, the Broadcasting Authority, the Advisory Committee and the Investor Education Advisory Committee of the Securities and Futures Commission, the Barristers Disciplinary Tribunal Panel and the Town Planning Board. He was an appointed member of the Hong Kong Legislative Council from 1992 to 1995, and also a member of the first Election Committee of the Legislative Council. Mr Luk graduated with a Bachelor of Social Sciences Degree in Statistics from The University of Hong Kong and also holds a Master of Business Administration Degree granted by The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is also a Non-official Justice of the Peace and was awarded the honour of Bronze Bauhinia Star in 2004 in recognition of his contributions to public services.

 

Sherman Sing Ming TANG, Independent Non-executive Director

Mr Sherman Sing Ming TANG ("Mr Tang") has been appointed an INED of the Company since 2014. He holds a Master degree in Electrical Engineering and a degree of Doctor in Medicine from the University of Southern California, the United States of America. Mr Tang is a seasoned entrepreneur in the hospitality industry and has over 20 years of experience in investment and operation of restaurants, cafes and bars. He is the founder and owner of the Epicurean Group and also served as the chairman and chief executive officer of Epicurean and Company, Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange, until his resignation in November 2016.

 

Senior Management

William Jut Ho KWAN, Executive Director and Chief Strategy and Administration Officer

Please refer to the "Directors" section above.

 

KWOK Chi Kin, Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

Mr Kwok joined the Company in September 2017 and is the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of the Company. He is also the authorised representative of the Company under Rule 3.05 of the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. He is responsible for the accounting and financial management, company secretarial matters and corporate governance functions of the Company and its subsidiaries. Mr. Kwok obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance with First Class Honors from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and an associate of the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.

 

Ronald Y.C. CHIU, Executive Director, i-CABLE News Limited & i-CABLE Sports Limited

Mr Chiu was appointed Assistant News Controller in June 1993 and was instrumental in the launch of the first 24-hour Cantonese language News Channel in the world. Mr Chiu was promoted to News Controller in 1994 and appointed as Vice President, News & Sports in 2002. He became executive director of i-CABLE News Limited and i-CABLE Sports Limited in September 2005 responsible for operating channels of the Sports and News platform. Prior to joining the Company, Mr Chiu held various senior news positions in the television industry. His experience spans from reporting, editing, news anchoring; to planning and execution of news coverage as well as management of news operation. He was made Honorary University Fellow of the Hong Kong Baptist University in 2012 in recognition of his contributions to broadcasting news.

 

Samuel C.C. TSANG, Executive Director, i-CABLE Entertainment Limited & Hong Kong Cable Enterprises Limited

Mr Tsang was appointed Enterprises Director in 1995 to take charge of international programme licensing and advertising sales for the station. He became chief operating officer of Hong Kong Cable Enterprises Limited ("HKCE") when it was set up in 2000 to take over advertising sales of HKC. He became General Manager of both HKCE and Hong Kong Cable News Express Limited on March 1, 2005. Mr Tsang has extensive experience in media and marketing, specialising in new business establishment in Mainland China and Hong Kong. He assumed the additional position of Executive Director, i-CABLE Entertainment Limited, in March 2011, and is also responsible for the operation and development of the Group's entertainment platform.

 

Vincent C. S. Cheung, Senior Vice President, Subscription Marketing and Sales

Mr. Cheung has been a member of the Hong Kong Cable Television management team for nearly 20 years, beginning in 1993 as marketing and sales executive for subscription. Over the years, he has played an integral role for the Group's subscription revenue for both residential and commercial sectors in a highly competitive environment.

In January 2004, he was appointed Controller to oversee the Marketing and Sales of subscription business. In January 2009, Mr. Cheung was appointed as Vice President. He helped to quickly build the subscriber and revenue base in 2009 and was further promoted as Senior Vice President, Subscription Services in January 2010.

He rejoined the Company in November 2017 to spearhead the subscription business of Pay TV, Broadband and Telephony business. He has over 25 years of experience in business reinvention under the new economy marketing landscape. Mr. Cheung holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Ottawa, Canada and Master's degree of Business Administration from University of Hull, England.

 

Raymond W.M. CHAN, Vice President, Network Operations

Mr Chan joined the Company in September 1993 and was responsible for the operations and technical support of broadcasting headend. Throughout his career with the company, he gained extensive experience in TV broadcasting, telecommunication and data communication engineering. He was appointed Vice President, Network Operations in July 2014, responsible for service operation, as well as the development and operation of the company's pay TV and broadband distribution networks. Mr Chan holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree (First Class Honours) and a Master of Science degree in Electronic Engineering.